Explore the south coast around Chia and discover one of Sardinia’s most scenic coastlines.
This region of Sardinia is indented with rugged cliffs, Spanish watchtowers and secluded emerald-green coves fringed by gorgeous wide and silky white-sand beaches, which are often flanked by sprawling dunes and clear lagoons.
Nearby Cala Cipolla offers reefs to a depth of around 25m for diving adventures. Baia Chia is located southwest of Cagliari.
The best beaches in Chia, include…
Sunbathe on the sugar-white sand of this gorgeous 1km-long beach that overlooks the site of the ancient Phoenician-Punic city of Bithia.
Behind the beach lies Chia pond, where you can watch flamingos and other waterfowl.
Or stroll along the beach to the Torre di Chia, a 16th century stone tower built to repel pirates. Facilities include a bar, restaurant, pizzeria, disco and various accommodation options.
Spiaggia Sa Colonia is around 1km southeast of the centre of Chia.
Unwind on this pristine golden-sand beach that gently shelves into emerald-green water.
Porto Campana is a wide beach framed by bush-covered headlands and rare bushes such as junipers, lentisks, rockroses and scented white cornflowers that grow in the sand dunes behind.
Facilities include beach umbrellas, deck chairs, a kiosk and water sports. There are various boats for hire including rubber dinghies, hobie cats, tridents and lasers, as well as surfboards, windsurf boards and water skis.
The nearby Grand Hotel Chia Laguna offers a range of accommodation options.
Porto Campana is located 2km southeast of Chia.
Dig your toes into the soft white sand of this long beach that sits between a wide turquoise bay and large sand dunes, some of which rise up to 20m in height, dotted with age-old juniper trees.
Make your own footprints on this pristine beach and stroll out to tiny Su Giudeu Island, a huge schist rock covered with shrubs.
Facilities include umbrellas, deck chairs and water sports equipment such as kayaks, pedal boats and windsurfers. A beachside kiosk sells cool drinks, sandwiches and ice creams.
Su Giudeu is located around 2km southeast of Chia.
This secluded, small golden-sand beach links a small islet to the mainland and is framed by thick vegetation and clear turquoise water.
There are no facilities on the beach, however bars, restaurants and a pizzeria are located nearby at Porticciolo Beach.
Su Cardolinu is located around 2km south of Chia.
Unwind on this gorgeous golden-sand beach fringed by shrub and dunes scattered with pines and coccoloni junipers.
The picture-perfect beach is framed by two granite headlands and shelves into a turquoise sea, forming a small natural pool. Apart from a small kiosk selling ice creams, there are no facilities here so you need to take your own food and drinks.
Cala Cipolla is located around 4km southeast of Chia.
This gorgeous golden-sand beach nestles between steep hillsides covered in junipers, lentisks and rockroses shelving into the clear emerald-green water of a small bay.
There are no facilities here so you need to bring your own food and drinks.
Spiaggia del Morto is located around 2km south of Chia.
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Latest update: Best Beaches in Chia: 11 December, 2019
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